By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. A device can be created as a block such as a drive , a fifo file-in-file-out or pipe, as in xconsole or a character device, which represents other hardware. Other webcams produced by Logitech are supported under Linux but use a separate driver. For summary details about webcams see: If you’re are using a USB hub to connect it, the webcam might not work and might freeze your computer.

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The build and installation of the webcam software on the laptop is described in a separate web-page: My skype is for ubuntu 64 bit package at http: See the above links for more information. Checking the configuration for the Labtech Pro USB Webcam device belwo shows that it is not currently configured on the system. Find More Posts by greenbox. Email Required, but never shown. Try these commands in the terminal or check with the File Browser to see where v4lcompat.

Manythanks fpr the help, Best Regards. Ilias 1, 8 The spca5xx driver is included in the Ubuntu kernel and works out of the box in Ubuntu 6. Use system commands such as dmesglsusb and lsmod to check the system configuration.


These numbers are not arbitrary. Thank you lorsen and okkadiroglu for the link and reporting the problem solved.

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Details about the drivers for this webcam are here. Labtec Webcam No Drivers Either. Hi, I have solved my problem.

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Setting a link back to the source code headers Furthermore the spca5xx Makefile expect a pointer to the kernel source at a specific location. Just an add “trick” for those who have problems using a logitech webcam on Ubuntu.

[ubuntu] How to instal Labtec webcam on UBUNTU ?

Please plug in your USB camera before continuing. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

If the webcam works then, you might want to experiment with which USB port to use, as it seems to have these problems when on the same bus as e. If you compile a kernel, this link is usually there. Otherwise it labrec a case of re-inserting the module after every re-boot.

The build and installation of the webcam software on the laptop is described in Build and Install Software on Workstation Acer laptop. Join Date May Beans The Linux kernel requires a virtual wbcam node be created in order to be able to access and control the device in question.


If the kernel was compiled using a gcc version different from what was used for compiling the spca5xx module, you will get an lxbtec message complaining FATAL: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new linud as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

Hi, I would like to make video calls on SKype with my Labtec laptop webcam, but the only picture I get is a green picture with some stripes It will not get wwbcam anywhere. BB code is On. Please run this as an ordinary user. Therefore this second webcam was connected to the front USB ports and this allowed the webcam to be successfully accessed by gnomemeeting.

Download the necessary packages Step 4: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.